This is an easy recipe that gets it's inspiration from an Indonesian fried rice dish called Nasi Goreng. You may adjust the hot chili paste and curry to taste. prep time does not include cooking the noodles. This dish is is really good!
Prepare the rice vermicelli according to package directions; set aside.
In a large skillet over medium heat cook the ground beef with green onions, jalapeno pepper (if using) carrots, bell pepper, ginger, garlic and curry powder until the meat is completely cooked through (about 15 minutes) drain fat.
Add in beef broth, soy sauce, chili paste and sugar; bring to a boil over medium heat stirring and simmer for 5 minutes.
Season with black pepper to taste and salt if desired.
Reduce heat to low and add in the cooked noodles and chickpeas; toss to combine until heated through.